|Campfire Eviction Stories Series: Benito Santiago - Adriana Camarena|
Benito Santiago is a disabled elder, musician, and public school teacher currently being Ellis Act evicted from his lifelong San Francisco home. The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fourteen City storytellers who shared their eviction horror stories that evening around the fire.Related event details: "Campfire: Eviction G...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Benito Santiago; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
|Campfire: Eviction Stories from the Mission District - Adriana Camarena|
"Campfire: Eviction Stories from the Mission District" is a 14 minute video showcasing three eviction stories told by current residents of the Mission District of San Francisco. These three narratives were selected among narratives told by 14 eviction storytellers at an evening event on January 17, 2014. Each is about a lifelong San Franciscan, who is also a low income earner in the City (cafe manager, public school teacher, and artist), and their elders alongside which they are being Ellis Act ...
Keywords: Ellis Act; Mission District; Ohlone; Eviction; Evictees; Real Estate Speculation; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation; community stories
|Carnival in San Francisco - Chris Carlsson|
footage of 1994 Carnival in SF proceeding on 24th Street.
Keywords: Carnival; Mission; Music
Health inspectors walk up Chinatown alley
Keywords: Chinatown; plague; alleys
|Chinatown Telephone Operators and other scenes c 1920s - Shaping San Francisco|
Silent footage from the Prelinger Archive, edited to focus on Chinatown, with a few seconds of Chinatown Telephone operators working their switchboards.
Keywords: Chinatown; Telephone operators; switchboards; San Francisco; 1920s
|Cliff House from Ocean Beach|
3 seconds of the Cliff House from Ocean Beach, people milling about on the beach in the foreground.
Keywords: Cliff House; Ocean Beach; 1900
Downloads: 2,697 (1 review)
|Copra Dock Dances - Flyaway Productions|
Modern dancers "re-purpose" the Copra Crane on Islais Creek for a stunning dance performance. The Copra Crane has been the subject of a campaign to save it as a monument to the old days of longshoring at the creek.
Keywords: dance; Copra Crane; Islais Creek
|Corruption in Local 2 - Mary Ellen Churchill|
A rank and file member of Local 2 denounces the rampant corruption and anti-democratic practices of the union leadership under Joe Belardi.
Keywords: Union democracy; rank and file; corruption
Downloads: 1,663 (1 review)
|Critical Mass 3rd birthday - Chris Carlsson|
Scenes from the chaotic 3rd birthday Critical Mass bike ride in San Francisco
Keywords: Critical Mass; bicycles; San Francisco
Downloads: 2,598 (2 reviews)
|Critical Mass on Lombard St - Jim Swanson|
clip of cyclists rolling down Lombard Street during San Francisco's Critical Mass in 1995.
Keywords: Critical Mass; Lombard Street; bicycles
|Critical Mass police attack - Biker-X|
footage of the chaotic July 1997 ride in which Mayor Brown unleashed the police to attack bicyclists.
Keywords: bicycles; Critical Mass; police riot
Downloads: 6,254 (1 review)
|Crowds at Ocean Beach|
Turn of the 19th century crowds at Ocean Beach
Keywords: Ocean Beach; Cliff House; 1900
Downloads: 7,778 (1 review)
|Curbside Recycling and the Incinerator that Wasn't - Shaping San Francisco|
Ruth Gravanis, longtime board member of San Francisco Tomorrow, describes how the NIMBY's of Brisbane turned back a plan to burn San Francisco's garbage in a new incinerator in their town, leading to the now much-vaunted curbside recycling program in San Francisco.
Keywords: Recycling; garbage; solid waste; incinerators; NIMBY; San Francisco Tomorrow; Ruth Gravanis
|Cycling to the Fair|
silent footage of a mass bike ride in Golden Gate Park in 1915 which was headed to the Panama-Pacific Int'l. Exposition.
Keywords: bicycles; mass rides; 1915